archiv~1.txt: SETI The Sol System - typical or rare?

SETI The Sol System - typical or rare?

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Mon, 29 Mar 1999 11:07:36 -0500

http://www.bergen.com:80/morenews/planet19990328.htm

Is Earth a "lucky" planet, dwelling in a rare gem of a solar system
that somehow escaped the gravitational wrecking balls that have
knocked other planetary systems cockeyed? Or is the Sun's realm
fairly typical in its symmetry and orderliness?